This README explains necessary steps to get Habitat3D up and running.

What is this repository for?

  • This repository is about Habitat3D, an open source software to convert terrestrial LiDAR scans of natural environments into photorealistic meshes.
  • Version 0.9

How do I get set up?

Habitat3D is written in C++ and requires the following libraries:

  • Point Cloud Library (PCL v1.7.2)
  • Visualization Toolkit (VTK v3.6.0)
  • Qt (v4.8.7)
  • BOOST (v1.58.0)

Please use the CMakeLists.txt file to compile the code. We recommend Qt Creator as an IDE.

Who do I talk to?

  • Habitat3D was implemented by Benjamin Risse at the University of Edinburgh.
  • For any questions / suggestions please contact